SF Bay Area teachers asked to submit ‘WWII in PH’ lesson plans 

/ 10:35 PM June 08, 2017

Bataan Death March, World Wa II Philippines

BERKELEY, California – Several teachers from San Francisco Bay Area high school districts will be chosen to take part in a two-day workshop to create inquiry-based lesson plans to help implement WWII in the Philippines, which was included in the U.S. history curriculum framework for Grade 11 (Chapter 16) in California.

The workshops will take place on Wednesday, July 12 and Friday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the War Memorial Veterans Building, Room 206 at 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, the Bataan Legacy Historical Society (BLHS) announced.


Under the direction of BLHS Executive Director Cecilia Gaerlan and Curriculum Coordinator Tracie Noriega, the sample lesson plans will be presented during the following conferences/workshops:

September 9, 2017 at the WWII in the Philippines Conference at the University of San   Francisco’s McLaren Hall (in collaboration with Memorare Manila 1945 and USF Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program)


September 29, 2017 –  Filipino American Educator’s Association Conference (FAEAC) in San Diego

October 28, 2017 –  National Park Service Dissonant Voices Teachers’ Workshop at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum

April 12-14, 2018 – Organization of American Historians Conference in Sacramento, California

To qualify for the 2-day workshop scheduled for July 12 and August 4, applicants must send a resume attached to a 1-page essay on their reason for participating in this groundbreaking process by June 23, 2017 to [email protected]. Teachers who will be selected will receive a modest stipend upon completion of the workshops and designated professional training sessions to be determined.

For further information visit www.bataanlegacy.org or call (510) 520-8540.

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